New cooperation started: The 1st Korean-German Logistics Conference took place

 On 9 June 2016, the BVL has carried out jointly with the Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the first Korean-German Logistics Conference. 150 participants from business, politics and science discussed in the International Conference Hall, Seoul led by the BVL representatives Won-Gyung Kook, CEO Media KN and Young il Han, Director Media KN on strategic developments in logistics.

 Vice Minister & Administrator Lee Byoung Gook welcomed the participants together with Detthold Aden, initiator of this cooperation, an honorary member and longtime board member of BVL.

 Prof. Dr. Frank Straube, TU Berlin and Prof. Young Chang, Inha University, showed in their main presentations on potential global logistics networks and launched Korean and German Conference sequences on topics such as sustainability, digitalization, intermodal transport networks and intercultural change management.

 Contributions from renowned companies, among others Scheffler, Schenker, Korean Maritime Institute, eNavigation AG and a presentation of the future vision of the model Saemangeum area and its role as a global logistics hub showed ways of enhanced cooperation of Korea and Germany in their important trade relations.

 The conference is the focal point for regular working meeting of region members in Korea organized by the BVL representatives together with industry and science and for continuous cooperation in the global network of partners of the BVL.